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Looks like Illinois is following in “time step” with Louisiana. Similar to what already exists in Louisiana, Illinois will be inaugurating a tax credit starting in July for “pre-Broadway and long-run shows” that premiere there. Sounds like our friendly neighbor just up to the North may start getting a little less friendly …

‘In Toronto-vs-Chicago theatre war, tax credits are the new ammo’

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The highly publicized and anticipated new NBC television series, SMASH debuts on Feb 6th. If it is a success, there has been discussion that the musical within the show may actually get produced on Broadway. And if it’s a hit on Broadway, could SMASH possibly hit the Road? Crossing my fingers that SMASH is indeed a success, as this small screen to White Way adaptation route could be a new paradigm that entices more people to get interested and get hooked on live theatre.

Here are some recent features and reviews related to the series:

BOSTON GLOBE

BUSINESSWEEK

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES

CHICAGO TRIBUNE

GATHER

GAWKER

HARTFORD COURANT

HOLLYWOOD REPORTER (Review)

HUFFINGTON POST (Review)

LOS ANGELES TIMES

NEW YORK MAGAZINE

NEW YORK MAGAZINE (feature on Megan Hilty)

NY1

REUTERS

THEATERMANIA

TORONTO STAR

WALL STREET JOURNAL

WALL STREET JOURNAL (Review)

WNYC

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